Category Archives: Business

“Why Does Art Cost So Much?” Part 2 – revisited

The continuation of this “classic” series proceeds while I am on hiatus.  Enjoy! – Amy “Why Does Art Cost So Much?” (Part Two – Materials) Posted on November 17, 2010 by Amy Buchheit Image via Wikipedia “A picture is worth a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Scheduling and Staying Focused

This week’s post is by fellow Vancouver (Washington) artist Katie Berggren, best known for her paintings of intimate moments of motherhood.  I encourage you to follow the links at the end of this post to find out more about her … Continue reading

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Just. Let. Go. (The Path to Serenity)

“In business, you have to look at whether or not you are going to make a profit.  There are two kinds of profit – monetary and emotional.  First you have to determine if you will make any money.  Then you … Continue reading

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The Art of Prioritizing

So … you have 30 tasks you feel MUST be done today, and time to do about 20 of them.  What do you do?  Work yourself until you are so exhausted you can’t remain upright any longer, then claw your … Continue reading

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Organization Supports Creativity

Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up. ~ A. A. Milne People often imagine artist’s studios strewn about with tubes of paint, various trinkets, well-used paint … Continue reading

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Failure and the Importance of Tenacity

“As I’ve said, you will fail.  At least I hope so, because it’s a foregone conclusion if you’re really living, really reaching.  … With the right attitude, you can transform any setback into a guide for growth.” – Jillian Michaels … Continue reading

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“Why Does Art Cost So Much?” (Part Three – The Price of Presentation)

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This is part three of the series, “Why Does Art Cost So Much?”.  You can catch up with Part One – Introduction and Part Two – Materials in the archives or by clicking the hyperlinks above. The Roman Poet Titus … Continue reading

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